John Hersey

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American journalist, novelist, professor

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According to Wikipedia, John Richard Hersey was an American writer and journalist. He is considered one of the earliest practitioners of the so-called New Journalism, in which storytelling techniques of fiction are adapted to non-fiction reportage. Hersey's account of the aftermath of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, Japan, was adjudged the finest piece of American journalism of the 20th century by a 36-member panel associated with New York University's journalism department.

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John Hersey is most known for their academic work in the field of communications. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of and literature.

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